Two Dead on UCLA Campus in Murder-Suicide

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A shooting has been reported at an engineering building on the UCLA campus. Students are being told to take cover in a secure location. As of now, there’s no other information available.

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Update, 1:22 p.m.:

An NBC reporter citing unnamed sources is saying two people have been shot. That has not been confirmed.

Update, 1:42 p.m.: UCLA says police have confirmed two people have been shot. We don’t know their condition.

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Update, 2:15 p.m.:

The two shooting victims are dead, according to the LAPD.

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Update, 2:37 p.m.:

The entire UCLA campus remains on lockdown.

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NBC LA is reporting that a “suicide note” and a handgun were located near the scene of the shooting.

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Both victims were reportedly male.

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Update, 3:04 p.m.:

The incident may have been a murder-suicide.

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However, as NPR notes, the school remains on lockdown. The FBI and ATF have also been called in.

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Update, 3:09 p.m.:

The incident has been confirmed to have been a murder-suicide, and the LAPD has declared the scene to be “contained.”

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The identity of the shooter remains unconfirmed. Just another terrible, tragic day in America.

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This is a breaking news post and will be updated.


The UCLA campus. File photo via AP

Anna Merlan was a Senior Reporter at G/O Media until September 2019. She's the author of Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power.

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I’m on campus.

It’s scary as shit.

All we hear are sirens and choppers.

Two victims down — rumored.